Collection Level Description: Papers of S.G. Dunn
Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 615-17, d. 625, e. 564-7, f. 384-91; Top. Oxon. e. 387-401
Title: Papers of S.G. Dunn
Dates of Creation: 19th-20th cent.
Extent: 31 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English, Latin, Ancient Greek, and Hindi
Stanley Gerald Dunn (1879-1964) was Professor of English literature at Allahabad, India, and Witwatersrand,
South Africa. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Scope and Content
Papers of S.G. Dunn, consisting of:
- Notebooks as an undergraduate at Jesus College, Oxford, 1898-1902
- Pocket diaries, containing brief entries, with some details of journeys made in India, 1924-30, and South
- Notebooks containing notes and drafts, n.d.
- Notebook containing vocabulary of, and notes on, Hindi, n.d.
- Volume containing Latin and Greek verse exercises by pupils at Eton, ca. 1770-85
- Journal of a tour in the Wye valley by G. Fisk, 1821
- Album of extracts in prose and verse belonging to Mrs Henry Windle, early 19th century
- Album of photographs of the Windle family of Walsall, Staffordshire, 19th-20th century
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bequeathed by S.G. Dunn in 1964.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the
Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45408-38.
Diaries | 20th century
Dunn | Stanley Gerald | 1879-1964 | English Scholar
Fisk | George | fl. 1821
Windle | - | fl. 1800-1840 | wife of Henry Windle
Windle | family | Walsall Staffordshire
University of Oxford | Jesus College
India | Description and travel
South Africa | Description and travel
Wye, River, Valley (Wales and England) | Description and travel
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